Executive Diploma in Occupational Safety and Health


This programme offers substantial topics related to occupational safety and health. It provides students with the combination of practical knowledge and formal learning which are necessary for a rewarding career. This program is suitable for workers who address the issues of occupational safety and health in various industries.

1. Benefits

Upon completion of this program, students will:         

  • Enhance their basic knowledge in occupational safety and health
  • Identify and solve operational problem
  • Communicate effectively and demonstrate leadership skills to lead a multi-disciplinary team
  • Have ample awareness on their accountability to the society and the environment
  • Practice good ethics and social conducts
  • Enhance their supervisory and managerial capabilities through life-ling educational development
  • Have enhanced awareness on current occupational safety and health issues and entrepreneurship
2. Entry Requirement

Passed Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) or its equivalent with 3 credits and have working experience of at least three (3) years in the relevant fields.


3. Duration of Programme

The duration of the programme is 7 Semesters, which is equivalent to 2 years and 3 months.


University Compulsory Courses CREDIT
Leadership and Team Management 3
Essential Business Communication 3
Creative Thinking and Problem Solving 3
Entrepreneurship and Supervisory Roles 3
Ethics, Globalization and Cross-Cultural Issues 3


Core Courses CREDIT
Engineering Mathematics 3
Occupational Safety 3
Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 and its Regulations 3
Factories and Machinery Act 1967 and its Regulations 3
Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Management System 3
Occupational Health 3
Hazard Identification & Risk Management 3
Engineering Science 3
Diploma Project I: Proposal 2
Diploma Project II: Report 4


Elective Courses (Choose 5) CREDIT
Industrial Ergonomics 3
Operations Strategy and Management 3
Occupational Hygiene 3
Environmental Management System 3
Process and Quality Improvement 3
Project Management 3
Construction Technology & Safety 3
Any Executive Diploma Course approved by Programme Coordinator 3

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